Lahore : Punjab Chief Minister Usman Bazdar has said that the Punjab government has approved the purchase of Corona vaccine worth Rs 1.5 billion.

A meeting of the Provincial Apex Committee was held under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Punjab in which the Corona situation was reviewed and a decision was taken to ensure implementation of Corona SOPs.

Usman Bazdar said that more than one million people have been vaccinated in Punjab.

“Support the government in the Corona situation, winning the war against Corona is the only solution,” he said.

He said it had been decided to tighten restrictions in cities with a rate of more than 8%.

The Punjab Chief Minister said that the rate of positive cases of Corona in 22 districts of the province is more than 8%.

He said that the rate of positive cases of corona in Punjab has increased to 13% while the number of critically ill patients is increasing.